LACEY TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Lacey Township Police Department was busy last Saturday with shoplifting calls, a sign of the times as people are short on money and without jobs in New Jersey as Governor Phil Murphy’s extended lockdown keeps many in the state out of work.
Not to forgive anyone of their crimes, but these are the measures people in New Jersey are being forced to take as their bank accounts run dry.
Shoplifting- On Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 5:43 p.m., Officers Jason Lee and Brian Holt responded to Walmart for a report of shoplifting. Loss Prevention advised that a 34-year-old woman was in custody for not scanning all of her items at the self-checkout. The total theft was $30.39. She was charged with Shoplifting and released on a summons.
Shoplifting- On Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 6:22 p.m., Officers Andrew Slota and Michael Hutman responded to Walmart for a report of a female shoplifter in custody. While there, officers arrested a 42-year-old woman after she failed to scan several merchandise totaling $64.72 at the self-checkout. She was charged and released pending a Court appearance.
Shoplifting- On Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 8:15 p.m., Officers Brian Holt and Anthony Ravallo arrested a 34-year-old woman charging her with shoplifting. She failed to scan items valued at $98.91 at Walmart’s self-checkout. She was released on her own recognizance pending a Court appearance.
Shoplifting- On Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 8:15 p.m., Officers Randolph Plis, Martin Julian, and SLEO II Chris Triano responded to Walmart for a report of two female shoplifters in custody. Loss Prevention detained a 50-year-old woman and a 20-year-old woman after they failed to scan several items valued at $244.12. Both actors were arrested and transported to police headquarters where they were charged with shoplifting and released in accordance with bail reform.